January in your garden

January in your garden

For many gardeners, January is about planning for the fruits of their labour.  Instead of being glum about the unpredictable weather, successful gardeners will be taking the opportunity to sit back and think about what they want to achieve this year. From the bigger...
January in your garden

November in your garden

After our mini Indian Summer at the end of September, there’s no doubting now that autumn has definitely arrived. It’s a beautiful time of the year in East Lothian as the trees change colour. It’s also time to get your garden jobs finished off for one year and prepare...
January in your garden

September in your garden

The main focus in the garden this month tends to be the 3Ws: watering, weeding and whiling away long summer days. While we’re not getting much chance in East Lothian to do the third one this year, it does mean we don’t always have to do as much of the first! Do keep...
January in your garden

August in your garden

The main focus in the garden in August tends to be the 3Ws: watering, weeding and whiling away long summer days. While we’re not getting much chance in East Lothian to do the third one this year, it does mean we don’t always have to do as much of the first! Do keep an...
January in your garden

July in your garden

The beginning of this month is the ideal time to get your displays ready for summer. If you are planting up containers which have previously had plants in them, now is a good time to either completely empty them, if they are small, or remove the top third to a half of...